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These fairly simple plays on words were opaque enough that none of the guest celebrities understood that they were being lampooned until the show was aired, in spite of what often seems to the viewer like plainly absurd subject matter. The Capital Radio DJ Neil „Doctor“ Fox, for example, informed viewers that „paedophiles have more genes in common with crabs than they do with you and me“, before qualifying his remarks with „Now that is scientific fact — there’s no real evidence for it — but it is scientific fact“.

(wikipedia on „Brass Eye – Paedophilia Special“, one of the best parody-shows ever made)